West Hempfield Middle School

156 Northumberland Rd, Irwin, PA 15642 | (724) 850-2140
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 547
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 156 Northumberland Road, Irwin, PA 15642
  • Principal or Admin: David Waryanka
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Hempfield School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,986
  • Graduation Rate: 91.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.9
  • Enrolled Students: 6,253

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 547
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 38.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 268 (49.0%)
  • Females: 279 (51.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 43 (7.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 107 (19.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 150 (27.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Hempfield Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black101.8%
Asian61.1%
Hispanic50.9%
White52596.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Hempfield Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade17732.4%
7th Grade18533.8%
8th Grade18533.8%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
28.8%
District:
21.4%
Faculty Information (2010)
ASSISTANT/VICE PRINCIPAL: VACANT
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that West Hempfield Middle School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201073.2%82.7%78.0%
200982.7%84.4%75.7%
200887.7%86.8%72.3%
 
Reading Test
201061.9%69.2%68.8%
200974.5%79.2%67.6%
200877.6%81.5%66.9%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201085.7%86.7%77.9%
200977.3%82.9%75.3%
200880.1%80.7%70.6%
 
Reading Test
201081.8%84.4%73.5%
200977.5%82.9%71.4%
200888.5%87.8%70.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201079.5%83.0%75.2%
200975.9%80.0%71.3%
200879.3%79.8%70.3%
 
Reading Test
201088.2%91.3%81.9%
200991.0%91.4%80.5%
200892.7%93.3%78.3%
 
Science Test
201070.4%76.1%57.2%
200968.5%72.2%54.8%
200868.7%70.5%52.7%
 
Writing Test
201086.5%89.7%75.2%
2009---
200891.3%90.8%69.1%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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